Talladega in Talladega County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Auburn University And Birmingham-Southern College Began In Talladega, 1854
The College at Auburn was transferred from the Church to the state in 1872, and it became the land-grant Agricultural & Mechanical College of Alabama. In 1899, its name was changed to the Alabama Polytechnic Institute and, in 1960, to Auburn University.
Southern University at Greensboro merged with Birmingham College in 1918 to form Birmingham - Southern College, maintaining a church - related status from its beginning to the present.
Erected 2006 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 33° 25.962′ N, 86° 6.073′ Touch for map. Marker located on the grounds of the Talladega First United Methodist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 East Street South, Talladega AL 35160, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle Of Talladega (approx. 0.2 miles away); USS Talladega (APA-208) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Talladega Courthouse Square Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Joiner Family (approx. 0.7 miles away); Presbyterian Home For Children (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lincoln, Alabama (approx. 12.6 miles away); DeSoto Caverns (approx. 13½ miles away); Historic Downtown Pell City (approx. 15.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Talladega.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,046 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 5, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.